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US researchers use world’s fastest supercomputer in quest for coronavirus vaccine

Summit, an IBM supercomputer, was commissioned by the US Department of Energy in 2014 to solve the world's problems quickly.PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM YOUTUBE

March 22 (CNN) - The novel coronavirus presents an unprecedented challenge for scientists: The speed at which the virus spreads means they must accelerate their research. But this is what the world's fastest supercomputer was built for. Summit, IBM's supercomputer equipped with the "brain of AI," ran thousands of simulations to analyze which drug compounds might effectively stop the virus from infecting host ...

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